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Howell/Wall Smoke & Soot Cleanup
Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Us Today – 732-577-1010
Smoke and soot is very invasive and can penetrate various cavities within your home, causing hidden damage and odor. Our smoke damage expertise and experience allows us to inspect and accurately assess the extent of the damage to develop a comprehensive plan of action.
Smoke and soot facts:
- Hot smoke migrates to cooler areas and upper levels of a structure.
- Smoke flows around plumbing systems, seeping through the holes used by pipes to go from floor to floor.
- The type of smoke may greatly affect the restoration process.
Different Types of Smoke
There are two different types of smoke–wet and dry. As a result, there are different types of soot residue after a fire. Before restoration begins, SERVPRO of Howell / Wall will test the soot to determine which type of smoke damage occurred. The cleaning procedures will then be based on the information identified during pretesting. Here is some additional information:
Wet Smoke – Plastic and Rubber
- Low heat, smoldering, pungent odor, sticky, smeary. Smoke webs are more difficult to clean.
Dry Smoke – Paper and Wood
- Fast burning, high temperatures, heat rises therefore smoke rises.
Protein Fire Residue – Produced by evaporation of material rather than from a fire
- Virtually invisible, discolors paints and varnishes, extreme pungent odor.
Our Fire Damage Restoration Services
Since each smoke and fire damage situation is a little different, each one requires a unique solution tailored for the specific conditions. We have the equipment, expertise, and experience to restore your fire and smoke damage. We will also treat your family with empathy and respect and your property with care.
Have Questions about Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Us Today – 732-577-1010
The Most Common Causes of House Fires
According to U.S. Fire Departments, on average there are about 358,500 home structure fires that occur each year. Fires can happen unexpectedly, but there are several common reasons why fires occur.
- Children playing with fire
- Electrical and Lighting
- Christmas Trees
These are only several causes of a house fire, but there are many more. If you or someone you know has been affected by a fire, let SERVPRO of North Spartanburg be the first person you call to take care of the damages. We provide 24 hour service so our team is always on call and ready to take on any job. We have a certified production team and certified equipment to make sure the job gets done right!
Winter Time Fires
The freezing temperatures are approaching and that means everyone is going to do what they can to stay warm. What people do not think about is the damages one could cause while trying to stay warm on a cold day.
Cold weather means turning up the heat and the use of other heating methods like space heaters, heat blanket, candles, and fire places. All of these things can light up the room if used improperly like keeping them on for too long or placing some of these heat sources too close to flammable objects.
Chilly winter air contains less moisture compared to the air in the other seasons throughout the year. Because of the chilly air, the physical wood structure of the home becomes drier which can lead to electrical fires under the right conditions.
The older the home the more likely it is to be a potential ball of fire. For example, the Clintons' house was built in 1889. An electrical fire occurred and an electrical fire happens when too much electricity is pulled through older wires that cannot handle the capacity.
To prevent these potential problems, have an annual safety inspection to make sure your home is not at risk of lighting up in flames. Here is something to think about, although the total numbers of fire during the winter decreases, the number of structural fires increase.
7 Highly Effective Portable Heater Safety Habits
In these cold winter months many of us find it hard to stay warm; our sweaters, wool socks and blankets just aren’t cutting it. So, we resort to other methods to fix the problem. One common method is a portable heater; especially for those sitting at a desk all day! If you are using a portable heater, here are some effective safety habits to keep in mind…
- Keep all sides of the heater at least 3 feet from beds, clothes, curtains, papers, sofas, and other items that can catch fire
- Never fun the heater’s cord under rugs or carpeting and never power the heater with an extension cord or power strip
- Make sure the heater is not near water. NEVER touch it if you are wet
- Place the heater on a stable, level, surface, located where it will not be knocked over
- Never leave the heater operating while unattended or while you are sleeping
- If the heater’s cord or plug is HOT, disconnect the heater and contact an authorized repair person. If any part of the outlet is hot, contact a certified electrician
- Check SaferProducts.gov to see if your electric heater has been recalled
Home Safety Tips around the Holidays
Now that Thanksgiving has come on gone, its time for most of us to deck the halls.
However, some of us get so wrapped up in the excitement of the holidays, we can forget important tips to keep our homes safe.
Here are some helpful tips on how to keep yourself, your family, and your house safe this holiday season...
- Use clips to safely attach lights to the house
- Inspect your lights before you hang them
- Replace out lights
- Never connect more then 3 strings of lights at a time
- Be mindful of low-hanging or damaged wires to protect pets and children
- Use ladder safety when putting up or taking down your holiday decorations
- Never plug more than two appliances into an outlet at once or “piggyback” extra appliances on extension cords or wall outlets
- Remember to keep candle flames far away from decorations, ornaments and especially trees
- When building a fire to keep cozy, test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, burn only dry, split firewood (avoid chemically treated wood), and close damper when fireplace is not in use
Happy Holidays from everyone at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall!
Make This Fall Fire Free
The fall season brings cooler temperatures, beautiful colors and an abundance of outdoor activities. Plan ahead this season to help ensure it is safe, and fire-free. By following these safety precautions, your fall festivities will be safe and fun!
- Fall decorations such as dried flowers and cornstalks are highly flammable. Keep these and other decorations away from open flames and heat sources, including light bulbs and heaters.
- Keep emergency exits clear of decorations, so nothing blocks escape routes.
- Teach children to stay away from open flames. Be sure they know to stop, drop and roll if their clothing catches fire.
- Remember safety first when choosing a Halloween costume. Consider avoiding billowing fabric, and if you choose to make your own costume, choose material that won’t easily ignite if it comes into contact with heat or flame.
- It is safest to use a flashlight, or a battery-operated candle in a jack-o-lantern. If you are going to use a real candle, use extreme caution, and don’t forget to put it out if you are not going to be around. Place lit pumpkins away from anything that can burn, and out of the way of doorsteps, walkways and yards.
At SERVPRO of Howell/Wall we wish you a happy and safe Halloween.
Facts and information provided by National Fire Protection Association, nfpa.org
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist
It’s that time of year again! Autumn is here and before you are stuck inside there are still a few fall yard and home cleanup chores that must be done. Yes, we all have spent the whole summer outside pulling weeds, cleaning the deck and watering the flowers. You deserve a break, but we need to properly do our home maintenance before we start our winter hibernation.
So roll up those sleeves one more time so you can witness your home blossom when the warm weather returns. Here are some helpful fall clean-up tips!
Here is a Fall maintenance checklist for your home:
HVAC: Vacuum and dust
Garbage Disposal: Crush ice (sharpens); baking soda and citrus fruit rinds (freshens)
Plumbing: Check for leaks on supply lines to sinks and toilets
Garden: Rake leaves, dispose of or mulch, trim branches and shrubs, winterize perennials, clean annuals out, put lawn decorations and outdoor furniture in storage or cover
Sprinkler Systems and Garden Hoses: Turn off and disconnect water hoses and clear all pipes and systems of water before first freeze, insulate any outdoor or exposed faucets/pipes
Roof and gutters: Clean and check for damage
If you do end up with any water or fire damage this winter, please call SERVPRO of Howell/Wall at 732-577-1010. Our specialized technicians are ready to help you!
Grease Fire Do's and Dont's
Grease fires can happen in any kitchen, knowing how to handle them is important!
There are many different ways a fire can break out, one of the most dangerous being a grease fire. If you lack experience putting out a grease fire, know that you do not treat it the same as you would a "standard" fire. There are certain things that you must do and things you absolutely must NOT do. Please consider the following:
- Turn off the stove or heat source
- Smother the fire with the pot lid. Without oxygen, the fire cannot survive.
- Use baking soda to douse the flames. Flour and other items will not work
- Use a Class B dry chemical fire extinguisher
- call 911
- Try to put out the flames using water. It will splash the grease, causing the fire to spread
- Move the item. This could also cause splashing, spreading and could potentially burn you
- Try to use anything other than baking soda. It will not help
If fire strikes your home or business, call SERVPRO of Howell/Wall for our expert and professional services. We have the specialized fire and water damage cleanup and restoration training and experience to quickly restore your home to pre-fire condition. We also have specific training and equipment for odor removal and deep cleaning of upholstery and carpet.
Cleaning Up After Smoke Damage
Fire, smoke, and soot will affect everything in your home, from the structure to your personal belongings. After a fire, contacting a cleaning professional may be the best decision you can make. A professional cleaning company like SERVPRO of Howell/Wall understands that your furniture, keepsakes, and other precious items are what make your house a home.
SERVPRO of Howell/Wall specializes in restoring the contents of a home or business that have suffered from fire damage or water damage. They will assess all your belongings carefully to determine what items can be restored to their original condition. Professional cleaning companies use several methods to get you back to normal after a fire:
- Foam Cleaning: This method is used for upholstery since upholstery fabrics can shrink or bleed if water is used.
- Dry Cleaning: This method is used to clean light residue.
- Wet Cleaning: This is a very effective cleaning method used to remove moderate to heavy smoke residues.
- Immersion Cleaning: This method is one where items are dipped into a bath of cleaning product.
Keep in mind that electronics that have been damaged by fire present a serious hazard. Never attempt to turn on or operate any electrical device that could possibly have been affected by a fire! Smoke residue contains acids that corrode metal and can cause electronic failure in that device. Items that you should be careful of are:
- Computers and IPads, etc.
- DVD and CD players
- Cell Phones
Documents and photographs can suffer a lot of damage in a fire, and many contain information or records that can be devastating to lose permanently. SERVPRO technicians are experienced in document restoration.
If the damage to your home or business is such that it will need extensive restoration or cleaning. SERVPRO of Howell/Wall can organize an efficient move-out process of the affected areas. Removal from the area will result in a quicker remodeling process and will also protect your belongings from any further potential damage during that process. After the restoration is complete, move-in can be coordinated easily.
If your home or business has suffered damage from fire, water, or mold, give SERVPRO of Howell/Wall a call today at (732) 577-1010, or visit our website: SERVPRO of Howell/Wall
How to handle gasoline safely
At SERVPRO of Howell/Wall, we have first-hand experience dealing with the results of fire damage. Fires are physically and emotionally devastating to the victims. We embrace fire-prevention efforts and we encourage everyone to follow common-sense advice to prevent fires.
The American Petroleum Institute offers the following guidelines for handling gasoline.
Gasoline is an important part of our everyday lives. It lets us run our cars and trucks, getting the kids to school and the groceries home. It helps us keep our grass and gardens looking good, powering mowers and lawn care equipment. It lets us get away on vacation, running boats, off-road vehicles, and motorcycles.
But gasoline can be dangerous if not handled or stored properly. Gasoline should only be used for its intended purpose – as a motor fuel – and stored only when absolutely necessary. It should not be used as a solvent, cleaner, barbecue starter or for any other non-engine use.
Take The Following Precautions
- Your local and state governments are the first places you should check for standards and regulations on gasoline storage. For example, fire codes and regulations restrict the amount of gasoline an individual homeowner can store (usually no more than 25 gallons), in approved containers of less than five gallons capacity each.
- Gasoline must be stored in an approved container or tank. Keep gasoline containers tightly closed and handle them gently to avoid spills.
- Gasoline is a flammable liquid and should be stored at room temperature, away from potential heat sources such as the sun, a hot water heater, space heater or a furnace, and a least 50 feet away from ignition sources, such as pilot lights.
- Gasoline vapors are heavier than air and can travel along the floor to ignition sources. Do not smoke where gasoline is handled or stored.
- Put gasoline in a small engine (like a lawnmower) only when the engine and attachments are cool.
- Store gasoline in a building separate from the house or place of occupancy, such as a shed or garage. Always keep gasoline out of reach from children.
- For better ventilation, it is best to handle gasoline outdoors.
- Do not mix even a small amount of gasoline with kerosene or diesel. Do not use gasoline in kerosene heaters or lamps.
- Minor spills should be absorbed with sawdust, paper or rags. Larger spills may be contained and collected. Check with your local government or hazardous waste disposal center to determine the proper avenues for disposing of spilled gasoline.
- Place recovered gasoline and cleanup materials in approved, labeled containers for proper disposal. Never dispose of spilled gasoline or cleaning materials on the ground or into your garbage, drains, toilets or sewers. If you do, it might cause a fire, or seep into streams, bays, lakes or your groundwater.
For more information about fire safety, please call SERVPRO of Howell/Wall at 732-577-1010.
4 Flameless Alternatives to Candles
Unattended candles pose a major fire risk. Candle fire can ignite nearby combustibles or be accidentally knocked over. Whether you are looking for flameless alternatives for a special occasion or everyday use, there are several safer options that still capture the desirable look or scent of your favorite candles. Here are four candle alternatives to consider for decorating or lighting purposes.
1. Battery-operated candles: Candles that run on batteries flicker like real candles and some are made of scented wax. Choose from a variety of different shapes and sizes, ranging from tea lights to pillars.
2. Christmas lights or fairy lights: Create enchanting effects indoors or outdoors with strings of lights. Consider LED lights if you want to make these lighting methods more efficient.
3. Candle warmers: Choose from electric bases or larger lamp-style models that are designed to accommodate traditional wax candles that you buy or make. In addition to these candle alternatives, you can also spread a fragrance with oil warmers or wax warmers.
4. Reed diffusers: Placing reeds in oil is an elegant air freshening solution that spreads a scent without the use of battery-operated and electrical devices or fire.
Candle fires are most common during the holiday season, starting in Halloween and going through New Year's Day celebrations. You may prefer to replace candles in decorations with newer flameless alternatives. Battery-operated candles can also make safer centerpieces or place-settings at a weddings or any other formal event.
For day to day use, candle alternatives are perfect for places like bathrooms or bedrooms where they may be left unattended for long stretches of time. You should never leave a burning candle where you cannot observe it and ensure that a fire does not start. If you do experience a candle fire, contact a damage restoration company that specializes in fire and smoke odor remediation, contact SERVPRO of Howell/Wall at 732-577-1010 or visit us on the web at http://www.SERVPROhowellwall.com for more information on fire damage.
Fire extinguisher knowledge (part 2 of 2)
This blog post is a continuation of "Fire extinguisher knowledge part 1" from earlier this week.
The fourth type of fire extinguisher is the wet chemical extinguisher. The wet chemical extinguisher helps in that it focuses on removing heat from the fire in order to extinguish a fire and is most effective on fires made from paper, wood or plastics.
The fifth type of extinguisher is the clean agent. This type of extinguisher focuses on breaking the chemical reaction of a fire and is best worked on fires caused by flammable liquids, electrical equipment or combustibles such as wood or trash.
The sixth type is the dry powder extinguisher which focuses on separating the oxidizing agent from the fuel source and is most useful on fires created by combustible metals.
The seventh is the water mist extinguisher. This extinguisher is mainly water and focuses on cooling the fire and adds a cleaning agent to simplify the mess and should mainly be used on fires caused by electrical content.
The eighth and final extinguisher is the cartridge operated dry chemical and is similar to the clean agent in that it interrupts the chemical reaction of the fire
Fire extinguisher knowledge (part 1 of 2)
In the case of a fire emergency, both knowing general facts and tips on fire extinguishers can help exponentially when putting out any kind of fire. This will be one of two blogs explaining the facts on extinguishers.
The different types of extinguishers.
In total there are eight different types of fire extinguishers, the first is water and foam based. This type focuses on taking the heat element out of a fire and should mainly used on a fire made from wood, paper or plastic.
The second type of extinguisher is carbon dioxide based that focuses on taking away the oxygen element of a fire, and should only be used on fires made from flammable liquids such as gas or oil, or fires from electrical equipment such as outlets or transformers.
The third is a dry chemical extinguisher. This type is the most common of extinguishers and focuses on interrupting the chemical reaction of a fire triangle. (The fire triangle is what makes up a fire; Heat, Fuel, and an oxidizing agent which is normally oxygen) This extinguisher should be mainly used on; material fires caused from wood or plastic, fire caused from a flammable liquid such as gas, and fires made from electrical equipment.
Make Your Home Fire Safe
Protecting your family in your home is important and fire is something nobody wants to think about. Unfortunately, fires can and do happen. The best way to prevent a house fire is to take some precautionary steps and fireproof your home.
5 Quick Steps to Fire Safety
- Remove Clutter - Clutter can cause fires, make fires worse and even stop you from getting out of your home during a fire. Get rid of it or at least reduce it.
- Check Your Smoke Alarms Often - Your smoke alarms will alert you of a fire before you see or smell smoke. Check them at least every six months.
- Keep A Fire Extinguisher In Your Home - A fire extinguisher can be used to put out some small fires and stop them from spreading. Every home should have one. If you have a multiple story home it's a good idea to have one easily accessible on each level.
- Never Leave Candles Unattended - Candles can easily catch furniture, papers and even hanging pictures and décor on fire. Never leave your candles unattended.
- Check Your Wires - Check your electric wires often to make sure they are not rips or shorts. Also make sure your wall sockets are not too full and that all the plugs are secure. A fire safe home will help you and your family feel safer and sleep better at night. Take the time to do it right.
If a fire does happen, first call the fire department. Once the blaze has been put out you can contact the highly trained professionals at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall to service your home and repair and restore after a fire damage. Call 732-577-1010 24/7 365 days a year.
Most Common Causes of House Fires
Here are top 5 most common causes of house fires as identified by the National Fire Protection Association.
From 2007-2011, the NFPA says there were an average of 10,630 fires in the U.S. that were started by candles, causing 115 deaths, 903 injuries and approximately $418 million in property damage. That is an average of 29 candle fires per day.
- Never leave a candle burning near flammable items.
- Never leave a candle burning in a child’s room or an unoccupied room.
- Make sure candles fit securing into candle holders so they won’t tip over.
- Blow out any candles before leaving a room or going to sleep
While the number of fires caused by smoking is trending downward, the NFPA found that there were still an average of 17,600 related fires per year resulting in 490 deaths and more than $516 million in property damage.
- If you smoke, consider smoking outside.
- Use wide, sturdy ashtrays to catch butts and ashes.
- Look for cigarette butts under furniture and between seat cushions to make sure no lit butts have fallen someplace where they can’t be seen.
- Don’t smoke in bed, when you’re tired or around medical oxygen.
- Electrical & Lighting
According to the NFPA, in 2011 approximately 47,700 home structure fires were caused by some sort of electrical failure or malfunction. These resulted in 418 deaths, 1,570 injuries and $1.4 billion in property damage.
- Don’t overload outlets or electrical cords.
- Make sure you have the right cord for the job – inside cords for inside, heavy duty/outside cords for outdoor use.
- Don’t leave Christmas lights, Christmas trees, or halogen lights on overnight or when not at home.
- Consider having an electrician perform an annual checkup of your home’s wiring.
- Dryers & Washing Machines
Clothes dryer fires happen more often than one might think, accounting for 16,800 home structure fires in 2010 and doing more than $236 million in property damage.
- Clean the lint screen frequently and don’t run the dryer without it.
- For gas and propane dryers, make sure there aren’t any leaks in the lines.
- Vent the dryer to the outside of the house and ensure nothing blocks the vent pipe.
- Clean the vent pipe and the area where the screen is housed.
- Keep the area around the dryer free of combustible materials.
From 2007-2011, NFPA says there were an average of 22,600 fires per year caused by lightning strikes.
- Stay away from doors and windows during an electrical storm.
- Do not use corded phones, computers, TVs or other electrical equipment during storms.
- Unplug major electronics – TVs, stereo equipment, computers and microwaves to minimize damage if there is a lightning strike close by.
- Avoid plumbing such as sinks, baths and faucets during a thunderstorm.
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Fire Damage Restoration For Businesses And Homes
Trash can fire
A fire at your business or in your home can mean major losses. If a fire starts, remember to stay calm and act rationally. Having quick access to a written plan of the steps you need to take after fire damage can save precious time and keep your fire damage losses down.
After the fire in your business or home is put out, take precautionary measures to prevent injury and further losses. Your best bet is often to call a fire damage restoration company. Or you may want to handle the fire damage restoration yourself. If so, here are some steps to consider:
1. Think long and hard before deciding not to use an emergency fire damage restoration service
Nearly every corner in the country now has 24/7 access to an experienced, professional fire damage service like SERVPRO of Howell/Wall. Companies like ours help reduce the fire, smoke, and soot damage at businesses and in private residences. Involving the fire damage restoration professionals also reduces the risk of injury. The professionals have the right equipment and training to safely deal with the aftermath of a fire. Commercial fire damage usually results in a lot of smoke smell. Smoke smell can be a health hazard to anyone working in or near the premises. Commercial fire damage services can help to quickly get rid of the smoke damage.
2. Evaluate the extent of the fire damage
You’ll want a complete and accurate assessment of all damage so you can determine how much it will cost you to restore your business or home. An accurate fire damage assessment will quicken the process of restoration. Speeding the process allows you to get back to your daily activities in the shortest time possible. For businesses this means less business interruption, less revenue loss, and a greater chance of recovering the full extent of your business.
Understanding the level of fire damage will also help you determine what items you need to get rid of. This will help to reduce the smoke smell in your business or home. Your insurance company will also want a full and accurate assessment of fire damage so they can pay your claim efficiently.
For professional fire, smoke, and soot restoration call SERVPRO Of Howell/Wall at (732) 577-1010.
- Prevent further damage
Evaluate beyond the area that seems to be fire damaged. Take a good look at your entire property. Sometimes business owners or homeowners miss a burned window or a damaged roof. If you don’t find all the fire damage you risk leaving conditions that could lead to further fire damage. One example is holes in the roof. They are particularly dangerous and must be addressed before people move back into the business or home. Another example is missing a water pipe or water tap that’s suffered damage. Check all your utilities, including your water. If you notice any leaking taps or pipes, seal them to prevent further damage.
4. Start fire damage restoration
Sometimes a fire’s flames and heat do less damage than the smoke and soot the fire creates. Breathing in smoke can be hazardous. Soot can invade porous surfaces and damage furniture, carpets, drapes, and other valuable items. Commercial fire damage companies know how to clean up soot and smoke damage. The longer you wait to deal with soot and smoke the more damage they can do.
The smell caused by smoke damage is not very easy to get rid of, especially if you decide to handle the restoration process yourself. To do this, you might have to dispose of badly burned items. Soot damage will usually coat items such as curtains, and these might need to be washed thoroughly. Also, soot damage affects the solid surfaces of your home. These will need to be cleaned using a solution made up of vinegar, dish soap, and water. If the carpets and furniture are not badly burned, you should clean them using a HEPA vacuum. This is more effective in getting rid of the smoke damage since the particles are not blown back into your home environment. Finally, you should use an exhaust fan to remove the smoke smell in your building.
For professional fire, smoke, and soot restoration call SERVPRO Of Howell/Wall at (732) 577-1010.
And what about water? The fire cleanup process often involves getting rid of standing water. If any pipes or tanks were affected by the soot damage, you will need to purify the water before you use it. Don’t risk getting poisoned.
In the process of fire cleanup, you should be careful not to touch any wires that may have been affected by the fire, or water.
5. See if professionals can save valuable items that appear destroyed
After a fire some items will probably have to be thrown away. But sometimes what looks like an item that is not salvageable can be restored by professionals. Books, leather items, and other valuables might fit into this category.
Help Is Here
The team at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall has specialized training and experience in fire restoration services, natural disaster prevention, water damage, and natural disaster cleanup. Call SERVPRO of Howell/Wall at 732-577-1010 day or night, 365 days a year! We are here to help when disaster strikes and make it "Like it never even happened."
Howell and Wall Residents: We specialize in Fire Damage Cleanup
Extensive damage to ceiling
SERVPRO of Howell/Wall is your go to professional when disaster strikes. Recently we were called to action for SERVPRO’s expert fire mitigation services. We were on the scene of a house fire in Wall Township. The fire started in the attic and caused extensive damage throughout the home.
We started our work by conducting an initial inspection of the fire damage throughout the home. Upon our inspection, we immediately mobilized air scrubbers to begin filtering the inside air of all the impurities left behind by the fire and to help with odor control.
Next, we arranged for on-site storage of our homeowner’s salvageable belongings. We cleaned and packed the items that could be saved. After storing and cleaning, clean up on the structure damage began. We demolished the affected areas of the house, which included fire and water damaged floors, walls and ceilings. In order to prevent disaster from striking again during cleanup, the utilities were turned off, but at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall, we are fully equipped with an on-site generator to power our drying equipment which includes dehumidifiers and air movers to help prevent microbial growth.
These are just some of the services we are committed to providing you at SERVPRO of Howell/Wall. We are available 24/7, 365 days a year to help you when disaster strikes. Call us anytime at 732-577-1010.
We are happy to report; the reconstruction of this house is well underway and as we promise; SERVPRO of Howell/Wall will help make it “Like it Never Even Happened”
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Fire loss in Manasquan
Location of the attic fire (pre-mitigation)
The air circulator in the attic caused this small fire loss in Manasquan. SERVPRO of Howell/Wall was called in to clean the attic, all floors/baseboards & horizontal surfaces.
We started at the top and worked our way down the structure. Always pleasant to be in a hot attic wiping & vacuuming. Our crews meticulously work to get clean ever surface while manipulating every piece of furniture and personal belongings to ensure a job done right. After a thorough cleaning of all walls, ceilings, floors and everything in between, we eliminated any evidence (visual or odor) of the fire and our customer was very pleased with the results.
We finished this project on time and on budget. SERVPRO of Howell/Wall is always ready to make it "Like it Never Even Happened".